Executive PhD, Ph.D. | Part time | Maastricht School of Management | Maastricht, Netherlands
48 months
Duration
9000 EUR/year
9000 EUR/year
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About

The Executive PhD at Maastricht School of Management allows working professionals and researchers with full-time or part-time jobs to combine their careers with obtaining a PhD.

Overview

The Executive PhD at Maastricht School of Management provides advanced training in the theory and skills crucial to private sector development, design and research.

Key facts

As the highest academic qualification, obtaining a PhD will improve your career prospects both in academia and in business. In addition, you will make an original contribution to your field of interest that will add to previous research. During the programme, you will benefit from the extensive knowledge and expertise of the key lecturers and supervisors in the programme, who are leading scholars in the fields of the research themes. By joining the programme, you will become part of the stimulating and challenging research community of Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (SBE) and Maastricht School of Management (MSM).

Programme Structure

Research focus

Within the Executive PhD programme, the PhD candidate’s research should focus on Private Sector Development, ideally within the context of emerging markets. Within this area topics may relate to the following themes: 

  • Private sector development (in general)

  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Digitisation

  • Educational Development

  • Globalisation, Value Chains and Industrial Policy

  • Inclusive and Sustainable Development

  • Leadership, Change and Organisational Development

Audience

We are looking for candidates with a Master’s degree who have strong academic records, professional and/or volunteer experience, affiliation with academic research and a special interest in private sector development. MSM welcomes candidates from all over the world from a wide wide variety of backgrounds, cultures and disciplines. The programme is tailored to synergise the various backgrounds.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Please note that all documents need to be provided digitally in our online application portal; official documents need to be scanned:

  • A Master’s degree from a relevant academic field; 
  • Certified copies of bachelor’s and master’s diplomas and transcript;
  • Proof of proficiency in English –  the minimum level accepted is 600 PBT, 100 ICT or 240 CBT (TOEFL) or 7.0 (IELTS). Native speakers and students who have received their bachelor’s or master’s education in English are exempted
  • Basic understanding of mathematics and statistics;
  • Basic knowledge of economics, business administration, social sciences, political science and/or law;
  • Motivation letter (400- 500 words)
  • Two reference letters by current or former professors or employers (a reference request can be sent directly via our application portal

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • Year one: € 9,000
  • Subsequent years: € 7,000

Living costs for Maastricht

700 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Executive PhD.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
15000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Mahmoud S. Rabbani Scholarship
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
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